This piece is published in collaboration with Echoing Ida, a Forward Together project.
On Saturday, August 9, Michael Brown became one of several U.S. Black men in recent weeks to die violently at the hands of a law enforcement officer. Within days, Ferguson, and along with it Black-American hearts and minds everywhere, seemed to implode...
City Rising is a multi-media documentary that shows how gentrification is deeply rooted in a history of discriminatory laws and practices in the United States. This series illuminates how gentrification is traditionally molded and dictated by those in power. City Rising follows the journey of California communities that are fighting gentrification and features a growing movement of advocates seeking responsible development across the state.